Bishop Paul Lanier

Chairman of the Board  |  United States

Bishop Paul Francis Lanier serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for The Fellowship. He founded Hope Community Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 1990 with his wife, Debbie. They’ve been married for 40 years and are the proud parents of two grown children, Kaylyn and Paul. Bishop Lanier’s education reflects the ecumenical flavor of his ministry, culminating in his receiving the Doctorate of Ministry from Erskine Theological Seminary. He is an author, composer, and recording artist whose pastimes include good coffee, great books, and beautiful music.